Libbi Gorr has emerged from Australia’s COVID 19 (in Melbourne lockdown none the less) with a drive to help Australia thrive and prosper and most importantly, be inspired and entertained!
Armed with a brand-new keynote on RISKS WORTH TAKING, Libbi brings her lived experience as lawyer, tv host, radio broadcaster and human being with a family to your event with a riveting rollicking tale of RISK - those that pay off, those that don’t, and knowing how to tell the difference.
But when you balance it all up, for a thriving life, there are some risks worth taking. Broadcasting throughout 2020 from ABC Southbank whilst preparing remotely from home, Libbi experienced firsthand the escalating fortunes of our community through her engagement with Victoria as a talk back radio host; keeping the community connected with the frontline workers, whilst navigating the pain of pandemic induced paralysis in our shared creative Community. We have all learned so much about ourselves and each other during this time - yet we are still discovering exactly what world we are left with to rebuild. With her trademark insight & heart and incisive sense of humour, Libbi is ready to play her part in leading the conversations that will take us forward to better days.
Be it host MC or keynote speaker; you will have laughter and life when Libbi joins your event team.
Libbi Gorr lives in Melbourne with her family, whilst juggling her ABC Radio Weekend Breakfast program and a broad and eclectic creative portfolio. Libbi features as a columnist for Selector magazine on food, family and life for the last 15 years and now appears as an Australian contributor on culture and society on the BBC Breakfast show plus numerous BBC radio shows including Good Morning Scotland and BBC News Hour.
After a stellar first showbiz career in comedy as Elle McFeast for a decade on ABC TV and creator of numerous iconic tv shows, Libbi is now happily ensconced at ABC Radio Melbourne & Victoria where she’s played an integral part in the radio line up for the last 8 years.
As an MC:
Libbi brings a wealth of experience working for a wide range of corporate, Government, Association and NFP’s.
A fantastic MC - really good at balancing warmth and sincerity with humour.
- Museums and Galleries NSW
Libbi performed excellently. Preparation exemplary, Libbi was everything I had anticipated and more.
- Rothworx Professional Development Events
Libbi was great - so many people have said so - and added just the right touch of levity to the lunch.
- The Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation Fundraising Committee ANZ Trustees
The audience loved her. She was very warm and personable and very quickly was adopted by everyone in the room. Libbi did a great job of hosting our event and added just the right about of humour to the night.
- The Registered Clubs Association of NSW
Libbi did her job with heart. …high emotional intelligence….really engaged with all levels of people at our event ….and in fact, drew out some of their stories that we otherwise would not have got to hear. Libbi was a warm and charming host and performed her MC role with professionalism and style.
Enormous success… a performance of great humour, sensitivity, intelligence and integrity…. brilliantly constructed with unique moments of “magic” that made for a very special and memorable evening.
- 2003 Australian Dance Awards
As a Facilitator:
Libby’s intellect and empathy, along with her quick wit enables her to get the best from any facilitated panel discussions, no matter how difficult the subject matter…
Outstanding facilitation. Thoughtful, funny and considered…exceptional engagement and handling of some of the trickier questions/people - you were just fantastic. I have had some really wonderful feedback on the event and your facilitation in particular. I have no doubt you were a key reason for the success of the event.
- 2016 Monash Criminology Horizons Annual Lecture
It went very well. It was great to have Libbi inject her 'style' into what can be a pretty heavy topic.
- 2015 Dandenong Family Violence Forum - Department of Health and Human Services
Libbi was a sensational start to our conference; her presentation transformed the crowd from 'barriers up' to 'receptive and open' for the rest of the day...
- Real Estate Institute of Queensland
Libbi is a huge talent to add to your debating team when you want to bring out the big guns!!!
Libbi is certainly a first-class performer! She did an excellent job at preparing her team for our inaugural great safety debate and delivered a fabulous closing argument. She captured the audience's attention and had them in fits of laughter.
Thanks for bringing your fragile humanity and cutting wit to the stage and making the night a hoot - it was A+. You are one the most thoughtful and engaging (& funny) orators in the media.
- Sydney Carnivale
Libbi was out-bloody-standing. She had the audience in the palm of her hand within seconds and gave the night such a professional edge that everyone (even our harshest critics) were absolutely enthralled. In short, it was probably the most exciting, professional and memorable event we have run
- Corporate Support & Events, Institute Public Administration Aust (Qld)